Prime Minister Masrour Barzani visited the Citadel of Erbil to observe the progress made with the restoration project currently underway at the historic site. He praised the ongoing efforts to revitalise the historical and cultural landmark, located in the heart of the Kurdistan Region’s capital, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in June 2014.
The Prime Minister also visited the Kurdish Textile Museum located in the Citadel of Erbil.
Prime Minister Barzani affirmed the Kurdistan Regional Government’s commitment to protecting and preserving the historical and cultural sites of the Kurdistan Region, which contribute to its rich and vibrant identity.
Our rich heritage is a priceless asset which we must preserve for future generations. Visiting the #ErbilCitadel – one of the oldest continuous human settlements in the world – reminds us of that responsibility. Restoring our ancient sites is a top priority for this government. pic.twitter.com/j5vepQwwne
— Masrour Barzani (@masrour_barzani) November 24, 2019